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KQED Plus: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Channels 9.2 •  54.1, 25.2 | XFINITY 10 and HD 710

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Thursday, November 30, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1603H] Tough Trains: The Transcontinental Railroad, USA This episode takes on one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th Century - the Transcontinental Railroad. Intrepid traveler Zay Harding explores the rich history of railroads on this incredible 3, 000-mile journey across America. Traveling from the Atlantic to the Pacific, through four time zones and 12 states, we experience some of the most epic landscapes and stunning scenery that North America has to offer. From the very earliest steam locomotives in the 1830s, railroads have fundamentally shaped the USA as we know it today, enabling trade, spreading ideas and facilitating mass migration and settlement across the country. duration 57:06   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Everly Brothers - Harmonies from Heaven THE EVERLY BROTHERS - HARMONIES FROM HEAVEN tells the story of Phil and Don Everly, two of the most important and influential early rock 'n' roll stars of the 1950s and '60s. Featuring new interview footage with surviving brother Don and archival interviews with Phil, the film delves into their relationship with Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, the songwriting team who wrote many of their early hits, including their first million-seller "Bye Bye Love." The program also features interviews with those inspired by the Everly Brothers, including Art Garfunkel, Keith Richards, Graham Nash, Dave Edmunds, Tim Rice, and Albert Lee, and highlights their influence on younger generations of artists. Performances include versions of "Bye Bye Love," "Cathy's Clown," "All I Have to Do Is Dream," "Wake Up Little Susie," "Bird Dog," "(Til) I Kissed You," "So Sad (to Watch Good Love Go Bad)," "Let It Be Me," and many more. duration 1:24:59   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:30 am
    Bob Hope: American Masters Explore the entertainer's life with unprecedented access to his personal archives including writings voiced by Billy Crystal, clips from his body of work, and interviews with Woody Allen, Margaret Cho, Conan O'Brien, Tom Selleck and Brooke Shields. Director's cut. duration 1:56:32   STEREO
  • 4:30 am
    The Healing Mind with Dr. Martin Rossman Break the worry cycle and transform that energy into a positive force for a happy, healthier life. Using proven clinical techniques, this easy-to-use plan shows how to take control of your reactions to stress and anxiety. duration 1:28:31   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4248] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4247] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1618H] Ultimate Chinese Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate mu shu pork at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews rice cookers in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best crispy orange beef. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#506H] Take Out Chinese at Home Are you a fan of takeout? Then this is your episode! Sara will demonstrate how to make traditional Chinese takeout dishes at home faster than driving to pick them up. First, stir-fry queen Grace Young shows us how to season a wok, and then cooks up her fast and easy Chinese Burmese chicken. Then, Sara makes homemade baby egg rolls with soy dipping sauce. Her goal? Have it on the table before her two staff members can pick up the same dish at a Chinese restaurant. Its beat the clock - Sara style. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#513H] Cooking with Grains Revive your grain game with inspiration from the Arabian Gulf. Martha re-creates a traditional savory porridge while playing with preparations for kamut and roasted vegetables, mixed-grain pilaf with chicken, and herbed barley salad with dates. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#301] Seafood Savvy Chef Keller makes three innovative and easy-to-prepare seafood recipes including mussels bathed in a creamy, white wine sauce and an unusual ceviche that's packed with punch. Recipes: Mussels in Basil White Wine Sauce; Rock Shrimp Burger; Peruvian Ceviche. duration 28:28   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#207H] Little Ukraine Little Ukraine is a small 3-block gem in Manhattan's East Village: from celebrating Pierogi Day to jumping splits with Ukrainian dancers, Mickela gets a taste of it all. duration 27:01   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#409H] Oxnard, California - California, Here We Come! California, here we come! Colleen and her family head to the beautiful coastal town of Oxnard, California. Join them as they go on a whale watching expedition, learn the history of Oxnard at Heritage Square, try their hand at a game of Foot Golf, and soak up a beautiful sunset at the Hollywood Beach Cafe, where the food is delicious and the surf is sweet. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    60s Pop, Rock & Soul (My Music) Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees host this concert spectacular featuring hits and favorites of the AM radio era. Classic songs from the decade of peace, love, and profound social change are sung by performers who represent a period of time that resonates through the generations. Includes Paul Revere & The Raiders ("Kicks"), Gary Lewis & The Playboys ("This Diamond Ring"), The Kingsmen ("Louie, Louie"), The Ventures ("Hawaii Five-O"), Question Mark & The Mysterians ("96 Tears"), and Jefferson Airplane ("Somebody to Love"). duration 1:58:05   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations [#106H] Kenneth Chenault David Rubenstein interviews Eric Schmidt, Alphabet Executive Chairman. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#105H] The Charming Incongruities of Kevin Barnes Kevin Barnes is the founder and leader of the indie rock band Of Montreal. After 20 years and 14 albums, he's still as much an enigma to those close to him as he is to his fans.
    Pictures of You - Long before selfies, portraits were a way for those who could afford it, to help shape their public image.
    Wale Oyejide - Recognized as one of America's best-dressed men, designer, attorney and afrobeat musician Wale Oyejide is on a mission to help all men unleash their inner fashionisto.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#609H] Pork Store Cafe, Pizzaiolo, Zarzuela Diners start the day right with a hearty breakfast at a spot called Pork Store Cafe in San Francisco. Then head off to Pizzaiolo in Oakland for some of the best wood fired pizzas using organic, local products. For the last stop, take pleasure in the tantalizing flavors of traditional tapas and Spanish dishes at Zarzuela in San Francisco. duration 26:47   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#114H] Italian Marketplace Inspired by the roasted chickens in the marketsof Italy Joanne teaches her student Joan her version of crispy chicken and potatoes with a side of hot pepper and white balsamic broccolini, topped off with a cherry Zinfandel zabaglione. Recipes: Broccolini with Hot Pepper and White Balsamic, Crispy Chicken and Potatoes with Mustard, Rosemary and Capers, and Fresh Cherries with Late Harvest Zinfandel Zabaglione. Student: Joan Boada, Principal Dancer, San Francisco Ballet. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#214H] Sole-Ful Suppertime Jacques makes the sweet, nutty flavors of winter squash tickle the palate with a warm and creamy Butternut Squash Velvet whilst admitting to supplying his brother with seeds of this New World squash. Blossoming roses of creamy fish in Fillet of Sole with Mushroom Sauce are paired with Peas, Mushrooms and Endive along with tips to help keep your sauce from breaking. The meal ends with an unusual combination of Seckel Pears in Coffee and a grated chocolate garnish. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#511H] Denmark: Beyond Copenhagen Using Copenhagen as a spring board, we'll visit the very best of Denmark. Aarhus welcomes us with its ruddy affluence, charming open air museum and eerily well-preserved ancient bog man. Roskilde impresses visitors with its royal burial church and the best Viking ship museum anywhere. And the delightfully quaint Isle of Aero beckons a bike ride among thatched cottages, "snooping mirrors", and cobbled alleyways that reminds us of the world of Hans Christian Andersen. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Julia Child: American Masters [#1801H] Julia! America's Favorite Chef The life and legacy of Julia Child is remembered and celebrated in this special program. Child is fondly remembered for introducing French cuisine to American home cooks through her television series - beginning with WGBH's "The French Chef" in 1963 - and books. The film tells two love stories: one between Julia and Paul Child, the other between Julia and French food. It includes photos never before seen, including several from Paul Child's personal archive, granted exclusively to producers. Julia was a pioneer in public television's long tradition of cooking programs, revolutionizing the way America cooks, eats and thinks about food. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#407H] Puffin Rescue When a rogue wave crashes into the Tortuga, the Wild Kratts get separated. Jimmy and Aviva end up on rafts in the middle of the ocean. Koki is trapped on a sinking Tortuga. While Chris and Martin end up on two islands. Chris is alone on his island, but Martin isn't. He soon discovers a creature friend - a Puffin! Martin begins to devise a plan to use the powers of this little bird to get off the island and rescue his friends. Science Concept : Adaptation. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#125H] Trading Places/Bad Lemonade * Trading Places - A villain uses one of Oscar's gadgets to cause destruction around town, which eventually leads to Olive getting kicked off the squad. Curriculum: Numbers and counting; understanding place value.
    * Bad Lemonade - Olive and Otto are called in to help when Polly Graph mysteriously quits her lemonade stand. Curriculum: Data collection and analysis; creating and interpreting bar graphs and pictographs
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#126H] Robert Plant/Game Time * Robert Plant - Olive and Otto must find a way to stop Obfusco's plant from taking over headquarters. Curriculum: Geometry and spatial sense;understand that maps provide information about direction and distance.
    * Game Time - When Otto gets trapped inside a video game it's up to Olive to rescue him. Curriculum: Measurement; identify value of coins and combinations to make a dollar.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1906H] Maria Speaks/Postcards from Binky * Maria Speaks - Maria has always been a silent fixture in Mr. Ratburn's third-grade class. But her time to speak has finally come. There's just one problem: how do you solve a stutter like Maria's? Educational Objective: Maria learns to have confidence in herself, and her speech.
    * Postcards From Binky - When Binky's grandparents miss his big soccer game, he decides to film a video reenactment with his friends. Only, things didn't quite happen the way Binky portrays them. Educational Objective: Binky learns there are many ways to tell a story.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1907H] Carls Concerto/Too Much of a Good Thing * Carl's Concerto - Carl has agreed to play the accordion for George's puppet show. But his routines are getting in the way of rehearsals. Now George must decide: keep Carl and risk the show, or replace Carl and risk his friendship? Educational Objective: George learns that, even though Carl has autism, he can still be relied upon to make a creative contribution.
    * Too Much of a Good Thing - Buster enlists Binky's help to keep him from gorging on delicious Tuvaluna cookies. Will Buster's self-control hold, or crumble? Educational Objective: Buster learns the importance of self-control.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#138H] Therapy Dog/Martha's Duck Trouble * Therapy Dog - Martha becomes a hospital therapy dog, spreading cheer among the patients. But trouble brews when Mrs. Demson, who claims a horrible allergy to dogs, is admitted for an invisible rash. Can Martha sneak in to help the other patients without Mrs. Demson knowing?
    * Martha's Duck Trouble - Ralph, the wounded duck from the lake, has settled in at Martha's house to convalesce. Pretty soon, it feels like the duck is taking over. How long does it take for a duck's wing to heal anyway? Is it possible that Ralph has gotten a little too comfortable?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Victor Borge: 100 Years of Music & Laughter! This special, narrated by Rita Rudner, features Borge's funniest and most memorable skits - a truly unparalleled collection not to be missed. Victor always said that, "a smile is the shortest distance between people."
    Hailed as a child prodigy, Victor Borge began his performing career with a piano debut in 1926 at the age of 17. For 8 decades he was never out of the spotlight. "The Great Dane" of comedy, as the beloved international humorist and musician was known, was celebrated across the world for his unique blend of comedy and music.
    Don't miss his one-liners, falls, double takes, his mastery of piano variations and his outrageous stage antics. Victor Borge has been recognized as one of the funniest performers the world has ever known. The program contains such classic comedy bits as the timeless "Phonetic Punctuation," "Inflationary Language," "Autumn Leaves" with Robert Merrill, "The Opera Singer" with Marylyn Mulvey and many more.
    duration 1:28:34   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 pm
    Mario Lanza: The Best of Everything MARIO LANZA - THE BEST OF EVERYTHING honors one of the most famous tenors the world has ever known. A Hollywood film idol and an opera super star, Lanza was a trailblazing crossover artist whose voice inspired contemporary giants such as Luciano Pavoratti, Andrea Bocelli and Placido Domingo. The one-hour documentary highlights Lanza's accomplishments and celebrates a life that, at just 38 years old, ended far too soon. duration 1:27:53   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Great Performances [#3813B] Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages Like Enrico Caruso before him, Luciano Pavarotti extended his presence far beyond the limits of Italian opera. Quickly establishing his trademark rich sound as the greatest male operatic voice of the 20th century, he expanded his reach to stadium concerts and pop collaborations which brought him fame beyond measure. Audiences adored his larger than life personality, childlike charm, generous figure, and happy go lucky style. This program celebrates the 50th anniversary since his career debut in Amsterdam, Vienna, Zurich and finally London where he substituted for the ailing Giuseppe di Stefano as Rodolfo in La Boheme.
    Even today, it is his powerful sound with its natural grace and brilliant color which still leads many to consider him the world's greatest voice. It is Pavarotti who brought opera to the masses and made football fans worldwide fall in love with "Nessun dorma." This program includes that hit and other beloved arias from La Boheme, Rigoletto and Aida; Neapolitan songs in arrangements by Henry Mancini including "Mamma" and "O Sole Mio"; favorite sacred songs like "Ave Maria" and "O Holy Night"; as well as popular duets with Bono, Sting and Eric Clapton.
    duration 1:22:35   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#201H] The Very Fortunate Daniel Handler Though his neighbors call him Daniel Handler, you're more likely to know him as Lemony Snicket, the prolific author of the wildly popular children's books, A Series of Unfortunate Events. Lisa Hannigan: Stalking the Muse - After a decade of non-stop creativity, singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan came face to face, and then overcame, the horrors of the blank page. Nina Chanel is Selling Out (In a Good Way) - Nina Chanel Abney's gift was obvious from an early age. Now, she's on her own waiting list for a painting. duration 26:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1404H] Build The Future The road-trippers end their journey in San Francisco, where they meet Debbie Sterling and hear about the experiences that sparked her company, GoldieBlox, which makes engineering toys for girls. Last up, MythBusters' Kari Byron talks about experimentation, curiosity, being brave, and doing things you didn't think you could do; but her most important work is being a role model for young girls. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#207H] Little Ukraine Little Ukraine is a small 3-block gem in Manhattan's East Village: from celebrating Pierogi Day to jumping splits with Ukrainian dancers, Mickela gets a taste of it all. duration 27:01   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
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